COMET brings extensive experience and a diverse portfolio of products and services to support capacity development and training in developing nations. As part of UCAR, COMET has strong relationships with the universities, national and international research institutions, and public and private partners to provide training and implement technology such as operational numerical modeling systems, application-based decision support tools, and low cost observing systems as part of modernization efforts in developing nations.
ICDP maintains a number of ongoing projects and initiatives:
- RANET Alert Watcher (RAW) provides tsunami threat information via SMS to Pacific and Caribbean regional and national personnel involved in public warning and emergency management. The service is in the final stages to becoming operational.
- The Chatty Beetle is both a terminal and a system designed to provide text-based weather alerts and notifications to remote locations where other communications do not exist, are unreliable, or where a simple notification is needed.
- GEONETCast (Broadcasts)
- Pacific HF / VHF Networks / (HRIT/EMWIN)
- RANET Satellite Broadcast Service (RSBS)
- InReach Pilot Project
Impact-based Forecast Warning Systems and Flood/Flash Flood Guidance Systems:
- Weather and Climate Ready Nations – Barbados
- Weather and Climate Ready Nations – Central America
- Alert and Notification Technology Crib
- Alert and Notification Toolkit
- EMWIN (Emergency Managers Weather Information Network)
- GEONETCast (Station Deployments)
- Lessons Learned from Hydro-Meteorological Hazards for Climate Adaptation (LLHMH) study
- MapTack Location and Status of deployed equipment
- NWS Pacific Desk support